Oakland International Airport announced yesterday Norwegian Airlines will begin offering nonstop flights to Paris this week with one-way tickets starting as low as $180. Norwegian will offer four flights to and from on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Return flights start as low as $236. Flight time is just 11 hours, which Oakland is billing as the shortest duration for a non-stop flight to Paris from any Bay Area airport. As of now, you can also fly Norwegian between Oakland and Barcelona, Copenhagen, London-Gatwick, Oslo, Stockholm and Rome.
The Sacramento International Airport is also trying too woo international carriers to town and recently offered incentive packages to try an entice low-cost international air carriers Norwegian Airlines, WOW Air and Condor.